21.574.12 96th Legislative Session 96

2021 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 160

Introduced by: Senator Diedrich

An Act to provide for an organ donor designation on fishing and hunting licenses.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:

34-26-21.2. Licenses--Fishing and hunting--Information regarding organ donation.

The Department of Game, Fish and Parks shall provide each person applying for a fishing or hunting license an opportunity to review information about organ donation. The department may make this information available:

(1) On the Department of Game, Fish and Parks website;

(2) Through mailings;

(3) On posters and brochures;

(4) In manuals published after July 1, 2021; and

(5) By any other means the department deems appropriate.

Section 2. That a NEW SECTION be added:

34-26-52.2. Licenses--Fishing and hunting--Designation as organ donor.

If requested by an applicant for a fishing or a hunting license, the Department of Game, Fish and Parks shall place on a license issued to the person a designation indicating that the license holder is an organ donor. The department shall create a computer record of organ donors designated in accordance with this section and shall forward the record to the Department of Public Safety for retention and maintenance in accordance with § 34-26-52.

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.